odder in critical condition
by Al Thomas
UNC 01 tensive guard billy Arnold
remained in critical condition in North
Carolina Memorial Hospital Tuesday
night after suffering a heat stroke
Monday afternoon while running wind
An attending physician Tuesday night
termed Arnold's condition "quite
Arnold was moved into the intensive
care ward Monday night -.hen his
condition continued to deteriorate.
The physician said it would be several
days before anything definite on the
future course of Arnold's condition could
Head coach Bill Dooley said Arnold
suffered the heat stroke following
The Carolina football players
customarily run eight 40-yard sprints
Vol. 80, No. 5
by Doug Hall
Chancellor J. Carlyle Sitterson Tuesday
announced appointments to the joint
student-faculty-administration Board of
Student Health Services.
Student Body President Joe Stallings
was critical of what he said were changes
in the boaid's purpose and powers. He
claimed the changes will make the board
aoom carnet sates
Student Body President Joe Stallings
will confer with Dean of Student Affairs
CO. Cathey this morning on several
Student Government questions, including
the recently discontinued carpet sales.
Carpet sales were sponsored by
Student Government last week before the
administration notified Stallings' office
the sales violated a Board of Trustees
A letter from Cathey to Stallings said,
in part, "no canvassing, selling or
soliciting by any person, firm or
corporation shall be permitted in the
dormitories or other buildings or on the
campus and grounds" of the University
without approval and supervision of the
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Riding a skateboard takes a lot of talent. Lee Snitzer demonstrated his adroitness on
the second floor balcony of Morrison Dormitory and luckily managed to avoid a fall.
(Staff photo by Leslie Todd)
following regular drills.
rnold. a 6-2. 224 pound sophomore
iron. Sti'.en hland. N.V.. had been
playing on the Tar Heel second string
ur.:t. he was red-shirt ed last season.
The attending physician at Memorial
Hospital noted that Arnold's illness "is a
very strange one. but very serious.
" Heat stroke ;s a condition m which
the body mechanism controlling body
temperature becomes defective," the
physician said. "The temperature then
shoots very, very high, often with
Asked if Arnold's temperature had
gone as high as 108 degrees, he said,
'That's very close."
The physician denied rumors that
Arnold had additional' suffered a
cardiac arrest, but noted there had been
"disturbances" in that region.
Officially, Memorial Hospital had
Arnold's condition listed as "critical and
1 he board was formed last July shortly
after Dr. James A. Taylor was named
director of Student Health Services. It
consists of five students, four faculty
members and an administrator.
In a letter to board members, Sitterson
said the group is "to initiate, together
with the director, and to recommend
policies governing Student Health
Services operations" and "to advise upon
Stallings said the letter's tone indicates
"This is an unfortunate interpretation
of the selling policy of the University,"
said Stallings last Friday. "We want to
check into all the legalities of the
situation and get an independent ruling.
"I don't doubt Cathey s sincerity, but
this does not mean I agree with him,"
Stallings continued. "I personally doubt
the sale is illegal."
Stallings will meet with his presidential
advisors Thursday afternoon to decide
what further action should be taken.
Stallings and Cathey will also confer on
several student appointments to the
University's student, faculty and
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Immediately alter Arnold suffered
heat stroke. Dooley arranged :r -rn'
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Carolina, where he captioned hi- s.h
football. wrestling and lj.r.v.- team
His teammates here apparently a.
held him in high regard, with ore :'o-,:w
player who asked not to be :dmt:::
saying Tar Heel players "are taking
(Arnold's illness) pretty hard.
'"You're always sorry to ee s -:r.r .
get hurt," the player said, "and espec -someone
like Billy. He's real!) a gr-.
guy, popular not only with member
tube team but with everyone who V. n
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the board will be more of an advisory
group than an administrative one.
Sitterson was quoted in the July 1 1
issue of the Chapel Hill Weekly as saying
the board would "formulate, together
with the director, policies governing
Student Health Services" and "review and
approve innovative changes."
"Essentially, the board has been
changed since July from a group making
changes to a group that advises changes,"
Sitterson said Tuesday every
administrative board at the University
"works in concert with an administrative
officer" an; the health services board
"will thrash things out with the director."
"1 hope this board will ensure that we
have the best Student Health Services
possible," Sitterson said. "I hope the
board will attempt to keep the infirmary
attuned to the students" needs."
Sitterson said he hopes the board will
seek ideas from students about changes in
The board will also aid in planning a
new $2,400,000 infirmary complex
which has been approved by the N.C.
General Assembly, Sitterson added.
Stallings said, "It seems to me with the
problems we have had with the Student
Health Services in the past, we should
have a strong administrative board."
"Students should help in making
decisions," he added. "When a board such
as this is relegated to an advisory group,
you take away much of the prestige and
power to gain changes."
Stallings said he has requested a
meeting with Sitterson to discuss the new
"I would rather get changes in the
infirmary off to a good start than to have
tr- i-j;le with it all year lono " he said.
TODAY: Partly cloudv. warm
and humid today and tonight with
a chance of afternoon and eening
showers. High today, mid-SCTs, low
tonight upper 60s. Probability of
rain 30 per cent today and 20 per
Says Robert Kepner
Overcrowding in University housing
has eased slightly since semester opening,
reports Robert Kepner, director of
The excess number of students
decreased from 540 during Orientation to
ASS on Sept. 2, the first day of classes.
"This drop has reduced the number of
students in group living
situations converted social lounges, study
areas, etc.," he explained.
the housing situation has inproved such
that Kepner believes "nobody will be
living in these group situations" in the
relatively near future. He gave no definite
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Defendant in tow cage
by BUI Lovin
A conviction appeal for illegally towing
a parked car may never go back to court,
savs Robert Oakes. a defendant in the
This would mean the state does not
consider the ca-e important enough to
prosecute the appeal.
In Hillsborough District Court last
week. Oakes, who is manager of Cedar
Court Apartments, and Bill Burch. owner
of Burch's Auto Servicenter. were found
guilty of taking a motor vehicle "without
intent to steal."
Burch, under Oakes' direction,
allegedly towed a car belonging to Rick
Gibbs, former UNC student living m
Chapel Hill. Gibbs" car was parked in the
driveway o: Cedar Court while he was
visiting friends across the street from the
Gibbs complained to the magistrate in
date wnen group living problems would
Students moved from group situations
have been housed in normal double
rooms or m recently converted triple
Beds reserved for students who
dropped out before the opening of classes
or failed to notify the University they
would not attend were the source of
approximately 80 vacancies.
"A lot of people chose not to come to
school for a variety of personal reasons,"
The breakdown by six of the
overcrowding situation shows
Chapel Hill and a warrant was issued
under N.C. statute 20-105. The statute,
known as the "joy riding" law, makes
taking a vehicle to deprive the owner of
use but without intent to steal a
Gibbs said "there was no sign saying
parking was illegal and I wasn't blocking
Oakes, foreman of the Orange County
Grand Jury, said he conferred with a
judge and the county solicitor in
Hillborough Tuesday. Oakes said he
questioned the legality of his Grand Jury
service while the appeal was pending.
"The judge told me I was well within
my rights." said Oakes in a telephone
interview Tuesday afternoon.
"I think, from what they told me, the
whole thing will blow over," he said.
If the state does not prosecute the
appeal, the case would officially be
termed "no! pros" meaning "no
approximately equal decreases for men
At the opening of school,
approximately 330 excess men were
living in dorms. These caused an
overcrowded situation for a total of some
Approximately 279 excess men are still
m dorms, with about 00 men remaining
in overcrowded situations.
Women's dormitories began the year
with 210 women in excess of normal
capacity, causing crowded rooms for
apporximately 5-40 women.
On the opening day of classes, 179
excess women were still in dorms.
Approximately 500 women remained in
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Franklin Street Monday enjoying the latest adventures
"Spiderman." (Staff photo by Cliff Kolovson )
prosecution." 'I he soluitor coJd J.
"nol pros" because of a crowded vourt
schedule or if he believed a com. ut son
could not be obtained.
When defendants are g-jr-- 1 an
appeal, it is essentially the vine a,
granting a new trial. If the state deudes
to "nol pros" an appeal, fines, v.-n ten.es
or court costs from the m:t.il tri:l are r '
collected or imposed.
The original trial was decided by the
verdict of a single judge. If the cae i
appealed, a jury trial could be held.
"I was told by the solicitor. a: 1
Gibbs, who appeared as a prosecuti ,n
witness at the trial," that if they Oa'.es
and Burch) appealed the ca-.e he probaKy
wouldn't prosecute." Oakes said the
incident had forced bum to teon.e " a
mean man, and I don't want to re."
"I'm putting up signs and t-jir.g
bumper stickers for the apartment
tenants and I'm going u tow so.-n.e cars."
crowded living situations
Further easing of overcrowded
dormitories is expected, Kepner added.
'The extent of the crowding is such that
by the beginning of the spring semester,
there will be no problem," he said,
Kepner also expects more dormitory
openings during this first full week of
classes. The residence hall staff made a
. complete roster check at the beginning of
this week to aid in alleviating
overcrowding, Kepner said.
But until the end of this semester,
Kepner sees no real chance for
overcrowding in dormitories to be